Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Puppis ←Pyxis: The Mariner's Compass→ Reticulum

(possessive form Pyxidis, abbreviation Pyx) Link for sharing this page on Facebook
 Pyxis is one of fourteen southern constellations created by Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille in 1756 as a result of his observations of ten thousand southern stars, but not introduced to the public until the posthumous publication of his work in 1763.

Historical Map of Pyxis
(to be added in the next iteration of this page)

Modern Map of Pyxis
Modified version of Wikimedia Commons map by Torsten Bronger
Wikimedia Commons map of Pyxis

Stars in Pyxis
 Stars that have common names often have multiple names, so the common names shown (if any) cannot be considered authoritative. Right ascension and declination are given in 2000.0 coordinates.

α Pyx

β Pyx

γ Pyx
Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Puppis ←Pyxis: The Mariner's Compass→ Reticulum